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Suspect Sought in Mac’s Robbery

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Thunder Bay Police are seeking assistance from the public following a robbery at a Mac’s Convenience Store location on Cumberland Street. Police report that just before 6:00AM on Thursday, March 16th 2017, a suspect entered the Mac’s on Cumberland Street. He then made himself a coffee, and went to the

Posted 23 March 2017 by in Featured
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offshore wind farm

Clean Energy Economy Sees Indigenous Communities at Forefront

OTTAWA – ENERGY – Indigenous communities in Canada are at the forefront of the transition to a clean energy economy, representing an investment of more than $30 billion in the past five years alone, and leaders in the Indigenous Clean Energy sector have two more reasons to celebrate this week: on Wednesday the federal budget included commitments of $715 million over

Posted 23 March 2017 by in Business
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Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee. – Photo by Jody Kechego

‘First Nations need sufficient, predictable and sustained funding’: Madahbee

THUNDER BAY – Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Patrick Madahbee says that new fiscal relationships with First Nations are important for the federal government. “Sufficient, predictable and sustained funding is crucial for effective advocacy and participation in nation-to-nation relationships,” says Grand Chief Madahbee commenting on yesterday’s federal budget.  “The current system needs an overhaul from

Posted 23 March 2017 by in Anishinaabe
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Chief Perry Bellegarde

The Gap and the Needs are So Huge – AFN

OTTAWA – Speaking in Ottawa, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde says that the money promised in Budget 2017 that the funds allocated are needed. “The gap and the needs are so huge,” says the National Chief. The promises made by the Liberal Government to end the water crisis in First Nations is

Posted 23 March 2017 by in Anishinaabe
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